Oncology Physician Researcher (Assistant, Associate or Full Professor of Medicine)

Oncology Physician Researcher (Assistant, Associate or Full Professor of Medicine)

University of Central Florida

Lake Nona, FL, United States

The University of Central Florida, College of Medicine is seeking applicants for a tenure-earning or tenured position at the assistant, associate, or full professor of medicine rank in the Department of Internal Medicine. The successful applicant will be an outstanding physician scientist who will conduct independent hematology or oncology research as well as practice clinically in collaboration with our community partners.

UCF is seeking a well-rounded candidate who has demonstrated research excellence and has experience participating in oncology care. The College of Medicine offers a state-of-the-art research infrastructure that includes well-equipped laboratories, robust core resources, advanced imaging equipment, and extensive small animal facilities.

Established in 2006, the UCF College of Medicine is an innovative and forward-looking medical school with a culture of collaboration and partnerships. As a part of a growing “Medical City” dedicated to innovation in health and wellness, the UCF College of Medicine campus has grown to an Academic Health Sciences Center that includes multiple health affairs disciplines, a state-of-the-art research center at the Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences, the fully accredited medical school, multiple clinical graduate medical education programs, UCF outpatient clinics, and the UCF Lake Nona Medical Center under construction. Nearby are the Orlando Veterans Affairs Medical Center, the Guidewell Innovation research incubator, the Nemours Children’s Hospital, and the new UCF Lake Nona Cancer Center.

Position Minimum Qualifications
Candidates must have a M.D. or M.D./Ph.D. degree from an accredited school and have three years of experience in faculty level academic positions. Candidates must have demonstrated independent scholarly productivity in oncology research, based on a record of extramural funding success and publications in peer-reviewed journals. Board certification in an appropriate specialty is required, with eligibility for physician licensure in the state of Florida.

In order to be eligible for an appointment as a tenured associate or full professor of medicine upon hire, the successful candidate must have a demonstrated record of scholarly achievement, teaching experience and service commensurate with rank.

The preferred candidate for this position will be serving as a PI on one or more active NIH RO1 or equivalent grants. The ideal candidate will have an interest in collaborating with existing faculty in any of the following areas: Metabolism, Genomics, Immunotherapy, Pediatric Oncology, Neuro-Oncology, and Hematology.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer
As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, UCF encourages all qualified applicants to apply, including women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of traditionally underrepresented populations. UCF’s Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: http://www.oie.ucf.edu/documents/PresidentsStatement.pdf. As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.

Additional Application Materials Required
All applicants must apply through www.jobswithucf.com. In addition to the online application, candidates must also submit a cover letter, a CV, a brief statement outlining their research interests and plan, and the contact information for three professional references, including capacity of the relationship.

NOTE: Please have all documents ready when applying so they can be attached at that time. Once the online submission process is finalized, the system does not allow applicants to submit additional documents at a later date.

Please contact Brittany Hofmann, Brittany.hofmann@ucf.edu, with questions about the position.

Please apply via recruiter’s website.